Down a run in the bottom of the eighth, Ryan Pierce hit a go-ahead two-run home run to put the Goldpanners up on the OC Riptide, Alaska added another insurance run, and the Panners earned a 3-1 come-from-behind victory in their first game in Growden Park since 2019 Thursday evening.

The Panners started off as hot as they could in the Sunday game. With the bases loaded in the top of the first, Alton Gyselman was walked, scoring Elijah Davis and putting the Goldpanners up 1-0. 

All in all, it was a successful year for Fairbanks prep baseball. Monroe Catholic and North Pole both qualified for the DII state tournament w…

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The Panners will play the Oilers again Monday before being off until Thursday when they’ll return home to Growden Park for the first time in two years.